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David Hofmeyr

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David Hofmeyr is the award-winning author of The Between and Stone Rider, which has been sold in 17 territories. He was born in South Africa in 1972 and lives in London.

In 2013, David graduated from Bath Spa University with an MA in Writing for Young People. His first book, Stone Rider, was published in 2015.

His books are published by Penguin in the UK, Australia and the Commonwealth, Random House (Delacorte Press) in the US and Canada, Gallimard Jeunesse in France, and DTV in Germany.

In 2016, he won the prestigious Prix Pepites as well as the Grand Prix de l'imaginaire in France. He was also shortlisted for the Branford Boase award.

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David Hofmeyr Sorry, I missed this question, so long ago. I suppose I just enjoyed the cadence of the word. It reflected the ethos of the story for me. A 'crack' is…moreSorry, I missed this question, so long ago. I suppose I just enjoyed the cadence of the word. It reflected the ethos of the story for me. A 'crack' is little more brutal than a 'whizz.' Great question though.(less)
David Hofmeyr The first scene of STONE RIDER came to me in a dream, but it reflects the opening scene of Clint Eastwood’s PALE RIDER. I saw three Riders coming acro…moreThe first scene of STONE RIDER came to me in a dream, but it reflects the opening scene of Clint Eastwood’s PALE RIDER. I saw three Riders coming across a broken landscape like horsemen of the apocalypse, but instead of riding horses they were riding otherworldly bykes. There are also many cues to scenes from Sergio Leone westerns. (less)
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3.59 avg rating — 528 ratings — published 2015 — 24 editions
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“Good luck, and may you live to see the Stars”
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“Eighty-one, including himself. Eighty-one souls ready to die for the promise of something better”
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Team up with a bunch of misfits even crazier than you are.
 
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Go it alone, keep your head down and ride like the wind.
 
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Set mantraps along the way – the deadlier the better.
 
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